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White Hill Kiln (Luton, England)
Receipts by John Williams, of White Hill Kiln, for chimney tunnel tiles purchased by Breandveath, of Houghton, 1848.
Luton : White Hill Kiln, 1848.
Physical Description:
2 sheets ; 13 x 17 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TA401.6 W45 1848 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Archives & Manuscripts
Two receipts issued by White Hill Kiln, Luton, for tunnel tiles (i.e. chimney tubing) by Breandreath (?) Esq., Houghton. The receipts are dated 22 July and 29 July, and in each transaction 50 tunnel ("12 iss") are purchased. No price is recorded. On each, "Williams" is recorded in the blank for team, and "Banford" in the blank for carter.
Other supplies (not purchased) on the printed form include bricks, coping, paving, pipes, lime, and an assortment of tiles.
Completed in pen and black ink.
Subject Terms:
Building -- Great Britain.
Building materials -- Great Britain.
Building trades -- Great Britain.
Kilns -- Great Britain.
Tile industry -- Great Britain.
Tiles -- Great Britain.
White Hill Kiln (Luton, England)
Williams, John (Builder), active 1848.
Invoices (financial records)
Financial records.
Blank forms.
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